Nzikazi Wilderness Camp
Travel Blogs from Kruger National Park
... before, or what they referred to as "reading the morning paper." Sometimes they would get out of the jeep to take a closer look or follow an animal trail into the bush on foot. Fortunately, they were some of the best guides and trackers on the continent and had no problems uncovering where the wildlife was hiding. Traveling through the reserve, we came across lions, giraffes, rhinos, buffalo, wildebeests, zebras, elephants, impalas, warthogs, baboons, ...
When I was growing up in the 1950's there was a series on the Mickey Mouse Club about going to Kruger National Park in South Africa, From that time on it has been one my dream list of places to visit. Now I have arrived, ready to set out on ...
... means a ranger watching out for animals (and boy do they have sharp eyes), plus the added height of sitting on top of a vehicle.
Just a few hundred metres from the camp gate, there was a leopard sitting in a dead tree, about 100m from the road. And a little further on, two lions walking along the road itself, just waking up from a day asleep in the bush somewhere. Absolutely amazing, like many of the animals here they completely ...
... Another of those scenarios I mentioned had occurred about an hour earlier. Some other safari groups had witnessed an impala being taken down by two cheetahs. Then an elephant came by and chased them off for some unknown reason (I think elephants simply just don't like cheetahs!) Anyway, a large group of vultures decided to capitalize on the situation and that's when we came into the picture. ...
After leaving Pretoria it was on to Graskop where we stayed at a hostel belonging to a crazy man. My evidence for this being the fact his eyes lit up when he saw our vuvuzleas, how any sane person can enjoy the sound is beyond me,
Anyway next day we were up early so we could drive around the sights! On route we saw the Blyde canyon, the second largest canyon in the world, which had some very impressive views. Also we saw ...
Other places to stay in Kruger National Park
R40, Kapama Private Game Reserve, Kapama Private Game Reserve | 4 star hotelfrom $456
Kruger National Park, Nelspruit, 1350, Kruger National Park | 2 star hotelfrom $94
Imbali Concession, Kruger Park, Skukuza, 1350, Kruger National Park | 4 star hotelfrom $563
Kruger National Park | 2 star hotelfrom $64
Kruger National Park, P. O. Box 88, Skukuza 1350, Kruger National Park | Hotelfrom $1,309